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Benedicta Township, Aroostook County

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Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1839)


1872 as the town of Benedicta; organization surrendered in 1987

Previous Designations

Westerly half of Township No. 2, Fifth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T2 R5 WELS); Catholic Township

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Benedicta, Conway (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Herseytown Township, Sherman, Silver Ridge Township, T1 R5 WELS


Maine Historical Maps: Benedicta Township

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Benedicta

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Benedicta, Aroostook, Maine


______, Souvenir program of the centenary of Benedicta, 1834-1934 ([Benedicta, Me.?: s.n., 1934?])

Hansen, John C., and Reid C. Stanley, Free to choose, free to change: a pictorial history of Benedicta ( [Benedicta, Me.: The 1834 Sesquicentennial Planning Committee], 1983)

Kelly, Richard D., Jr., "Requiescant in Pace" 1839-1991 : St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benedicta, Maine (Augusta, Me. : O'Ceallaigh Publications, c1994)

Nicknair, Sister Marie of the Visitation, O.P, Bishop Benedict J. Fenwick: and the origins of the Benedicta, Maine community (Augusta, Me.: O'Ceallaigh Publications, c1992)

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